Meet the team at Horncastle

The Horncastle Group’s team is made up of highly skilled property professionals with many years of experience in delivering creative, innovative property solutions to businesses and organisations.

Led by chairman Andrew Horncastle MBE, the son of founder Tony Horncastle OBE, we are committed to meeting the needs of our clients to enable them to grow, thereby creating employment, investment opportunities, wealth, and to power our region’s economy.

When it comes to property, we believe there is no one-size-fits-all solution. Every business has different requirements. We work with our clients to understand precisely what those requirements are, so we create a space that meets them now, and for the years to come.

By doing this, we help businesses improve productive capacity, efficiency and ultimately drive profitability.

We have built our reputation on a creative approach to property development, as well as our long-term commitment to quality.

If you would like a no-obligation consultation on your particular property needs, don’t hesitate to get in touch.


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Meet Horncastle’s senior team

Andrew Horncastle MBE
Andrew Horncastle MBEChairman
Andrew is a highly successful, creative and entrepreneurial property professional with a unique insight into running a business. He has an impressive record as a big project manager, delivering complicated schemes on time and on budget, to the precise requirements of the client. Andrew is also a founding member of For Entrepreneurs Only.
In 2019, he was awarded an MBE for his services to Business and Charity in the East Riding of Yorkshire.
Tom Horncastle
Tom HorncastleManaging Director
Tom joined the business after a highly successful career in London’s investment and property sector, culminating in a six-year stint as an investment manager at Oxenwood Real Estate LLP. There, he established the UK and European acquisition platform of the firm, partnering with insurance, private equity and sovereign partners, to deploy nearly £1bn capital, across 50 deals, into the logistics sector.
Ian Hodges
Ian HodgesDirector
Ian graduated from Reading University in 1983 with a degree in Land Management. He has since notched up 37 years working as a Chartered Surveyor in the property market in Hull and East Yorkshire, including being the H in PPH Commercial for 14 years. Ian joined Horncastle Group PLC in 2004 and became Managing Director in 2011. He is responsible for managing the activities of the business including acquisition and sale of assets, promotion of land, and delivery of the developments.
David Watson
David WatsonDirector
In 1995, by agreement with the Horncastle Group, David formed his own construction company for residential development before re-joining the Group in 2003. David now deals with development, construction and finance for Horncastle Group PLC.
Simon Lunt
Simon LuntNon-Executive Director
Senior solicitor and businessman Simon (who has several non-executive appointments) brings his extensive legal and commercial expertise to the Horncastle Board. He joined Gosschalks in 1976 and became partner in 1978. Specialising in company law and corporate work, Simon was appointed Senior Partner in 2000. He regularly assisted and advised clients on their commercial strategy. He was awarded the Lifetime Contribution Award in the Hull Daily Mail Business Awards 2017 in recognition of the leading role he has played in the region’s business community over the years.